Are You Keeping It Real In Social Media?


Imagine waking up first thing in the morning. You’re getting ready for work and somewhere in between brushing your teeth and washing your face you’re checking Facebook on your smartphone.

As you let your thumb glide down the newsfeed page, you notice that friend of yours announcing that he gets to work from home and is so happy to not have to worry about traffic. Later, you notice another friend who announces being finally being engaged. Then, another friend on your newsfeed is just as happy and is encouraging others to be too.

But, you hate your job, you’re single and not happy or cheerful.

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The Dangers of Selfie Sticks [Video]

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Pizza Hut decided to put on a great little promotional about how selfie-sticks are getting in the way of us being able to focus solely on you in the selfie. The video is below and is a fun little jab at the whole concept of a selfie stick. But then this happened. I continued cruising […]

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How-to Setup Facebook Event Subscriptions


Facebook is the social media platform that I use most frequently throughout the day. Not because I like it, mind you. It’s all about going where the people are. I’m not going to make a joke here. I’ll just let that hang in the air. But seriously, I use Facebook as a part of my […]

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That Church Conference

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I’ve seen a lot of conferences out there for people that do digital ministry, but I have not yet seen one that does it specifically for these staff and volunteers. Sure, you have the Catalyst conference which is amazing, but that is more focused on Christianity as a whole faith and religion. Then you have […]

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Staff Writers’ Summer Reading List


Summer is in full swing, people! (At least in the Northern Hemisphere!) Time for some posts on how to get the most of summer. Let’s start off with the ubiquitous “Summer Reading List,” as selected by a few of the ChurchMag Staff Writers. Now, to be clear, these aren’t all books that we’re recommending for […]

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5 Reasons You Don’t Have Volunteers

Why You Dont Have The Volunteers You Need

Without volunteers, churches would never be able to fulfil God’s mission in their communities. Serving is critical for growth for both the givers and receivers that results from service. Skilled volunteers can be some of the most difficult to recruit. Graphic designers, developers and such, can be as scarce as they are needed. Why you […]

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The Power of Visual Content [Infographic]

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I love visual content. There, I said it. Whether it is infographics, videos, Pinterest, or memes, I prefer them to text-only posts nearly every time. I have always been a creative type stuck in the mind of an analyst and programmer, but truly the creative in me needs let out on occasion. So what is […]

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